Manora Fort


If you are travelling to Thanjavur or Tanjore then there are few places you must visit and one of them is Manora. It’s around 65 - 75 kilometres from Thanjavur town and the best transportation option would be to hire a car. Instead of hiring the car for a full day you can book it … Continue reading Manora Fort

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Shibram Chakraborty’s Mess House in Kolkata


While the West had stand-up comedians for a long time it was different in this country and especially in this city of Kolkata. It was the authors and poets who would insert pun and twists into their imaginations and create a subtle sense of humour. There were many but it was Shibram Chakraborty who stood … Continue reading Shibram Chakraborty’s Mess House in Kolkata

Byomkesh Was Born Here


The word “Detective” instantly brings the picture of Sherlock Holmes in to most peoples mind but for a Bengali like me we have quite a handful of options. We have Kaka Babu, Felu Da, Kiriti, Byomkesh etc. Most of these have been made into television serials and full length feature films, being an avid fan … Continue reading Byomkesh Was Born Here

Tribal Pork Curry


I have been travelling to the state of Jharkhand quite often these days, Jharkhand being a tribal state has its own cuisine and eating habits. I have in one of my earlier post talked about Ant Chutni, in this post I will show you through multiple photographs how Traditional Pork Curry is prepared by the … Continue reading Tribal Pork Curry

Christians Celebrates Harvest Festival in Kolkata


Sowing in the morning, sowing seeds of kindness, Sowing in the noontide and the dewy eve; Waiting for the harvest, and the time of reaping, We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves. Bringing in the sheaves, bringing in the sheaves, We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves; Bringing in the sheaves, bringing in … Continue reading Christians Celebrates Harvest Festival in Kolkata

A Very Kolkata Palm Sunday – A journey with photography into Palm Sunday and Confirmation service


Palm Sunday is celebrated the Sunday before Easter. It also marks the start of the Holy Week which consists of Good Friday and finally ends with Easter celebrations. Palm Sunday to me from very childhood symbolises the making of crucifix using palm leaves which we make by hand a day before and decorate the church … Continue reading A Very Kolkata Palm Sunday – A journey with photography into Palm Sunday and Confirmation service